Classified Title: Student Services Administrator
Starting Salary Range: $43,871-$60,402
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F, 8:30am - 5pm
Employee subgroup: Salaried Exmpt
Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health
Department name: 10001059-Student Affairs
Personnel area: School of Public Health
The Assistant Director is responsible for providing wellbeing support to a diverse graduate student population through one-on-one nonacademic advising, student communications, wellbeing events, and collaboration with students and offices within JHSPH. This position will also assist students as needed with a range of personal and academic issues impacting their student experience. The Assistant Director will also provide support and coordination for the Diversity Summer Internship Program, also housed in the Office of Student Life. The position reports to the Director of Student Life.
Specific duties & responsibilities:
Student Wellbeing Support
Plan and execute wellness events relevant to various populations within JHSPH including but not limited to underrepresented minority students, LGBTQ students, international students, parents, and first generation students
Conduct graduate student workshops on issues pertaining to general graduate student wellbeing (ie stress, time management, transitions)
Develop wellbeing workshops for part-time online students
Collaborate with JHSAP, and Student Assembly’s Quality of Life Committee and student groups for jointly sponsored events
Meet one-on-one with students for non-academic advising
Draft written communications for the office and maintain Office’s online social media presence
Serve as a resource for newly admitted students during visitors’ days and orientation events
Provide on-call support for emergency issues
Diversity Summer Internship Program (DSIP)
Participate in application and selection of interns.
Provide skill-based and graduate education focused advising to 18-20 undergraduate interns
Coordinate participation of graduate student mentors and speakers
Monitor interns’ progress throughout the program and provide feedback on assignments
Collaborate with the Director and DSIP’s Student Assistant to develop and facilitate DSIP’s leadership development sessions
Provide on-call support for emergency issues
Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of progressively responsible student affairs experience, including developing programs and resources for a diverse student population and serving in a leadership capacity.
Preferred qualifications: Master's degree in College Student Personnel or related field strongly preferred. A minimum of one year of full-time professional experience or two years as a Graduate Assistant a college or university in Student Affairs preferred.
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Knowledge of and proven experience providing effective student counseling and advising
Knowledge of student affairs best practices
Knowledge of issues impacting graduate student populations
Knowledge of higher education laws and regulations impacting students
Ability to remain calm during emotionally intense situations
Ability to problem solve
Ability to work in a team and independently
Ability to provide a safe and confidential environment for students to discuss sensitive issues
Strong verbal and written communication skills, including ability to present to large audiences
Strong MS Office Suite skills and high degree of comfort working with large databases and spreadsheets
Strong critical thinking and analytical skills
Strong organizational and event planning skills
Willingness to learn more about public health
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